ETHICS COURSE By Tirthankar Roychowdhary Sir
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Ethics Integrity and Aptitude, commonly known as General Studies Paper IV (GS-4), is one of the high-scoring subjects for the UPSC Mains examination. Experts are of the view that if a UPSC aspirant wants to crack the exam with a top rank and desired service, s/he should work hard on GS Paper IV.
EDEN IAS presents an Ethics course for UPSC, under the guidance of Mr. Tirthankar Roychowdhary. He is very loved by his students for his understanding of the subject, his teaching approach, the content and class notes that he offers, on this subject. He covers every nook and corner of the ethics syllabus for UPSC Mains.
The study materials provided in this course, are divided as per the demands of the ethics syllabus into 4 parts, viz.,
- A book on the Theoretical portion,
- A special booklet on the Thinkers and Thoughts portion
- A workbook on ethics case studies
- A glossary of ethics terminology.
The major idea of the course is to cover the syllabus and prepare the aspirant to use every portion of the syllabus effectively in the answer writing. The applications of topics taught in the class are well prepared through daily class-based questions for answer writing provided after every class session.
Tirthankar Roychowdhary Sir is known as the best teacher for ethics because of his personalized guidance and hand-holding approach to students. He keeps the class delivery balanced and makes the concept easy to understand and he also helps to develop an application-based thought process for case study writing.
The course has a comprehensive approach to cover the entire ethics syllabus for UPSC through Theory Classes, Case Studies Sessions, Daily Answer Writing, Class Notes, Study Material and Sectional Mock Tests with proper guidance and mentorship.
The entire course has a connecting approach for classes and test series – which starts with the most basic level keeping every aspirant’s comfort in mind. After the coverage of the theoretical portion (Ethics syllabus) the aspirant will appear for two sectional tests and the session will again resume with the applicative part (case studies). After covering 100 case studies there will be a special test on case studies. The course will be concluded by a mock test for the entire ethics syllabus on the UPSC CSE Mains pattern.
The special section on ethics case studies covers 100 cases related to current scenarios and also to conclude various thoughts related to the thinkers in Ethics (GS Paper IV). There is a special test on case studies and a practice workbook available with this course. Daily based questions on classroom-based syllabus coverage for regular practice that makes you ready to write an ethics answer or to know how to write a case study in ethics.
There is a section on previous years questions discussion and personalized guidance and mentoring sessions.
WHAT DO WE COVER UNDER THE ETHICS SYLLABUS?
The brief idea of the syllabus to be covered under ethics syllabus is as follows: –
- Basic Concepts of Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude
- Moral Thinkers and Thoughts in ethics
- Meta Ethics, Normative Ethics, Descriptive Ethics and Applied Ethics
- Ethics in Civil Services
- Ethics in Governance
- Corporate Ethics
- Personal and Professional Ethics
- Case Studies (Check the EDEN IAS Study material Book index for sub topic wise syllabus details)
Course Duration: 2.5 months (75 days)
Total Number of Classes: 50 lectures (150+ class hours)
Class Duration and Weekly Extent: 3-3.5 Hours (Monday to Friday)
Special session on Case Studies – 100 case studies to be discussed in 10 classes
Study Material: 6 Printed Books including 4 main books (Theoretical Framework, Ethical glossary, 70 Thinkers & Thoughts, and Ethics Workbook on Case Studies) and 2 revision snippets.
Revision Tests: 3 sectional tests + 2 full-fledged mock tests
- Word-to-word syllabus coverage as mentioned in UPSC prescribed Ethics syllabus in a systematic, scientific and comprehensive manner within the stipulated time.
- Personalised guidance and mentorship to support students on an appointment basis. Conceptual Enrichment from plinth to paramount level.
List of Books:
Eden IAS provides 6 comprehensive booklets